Calling property taxes "unethical, unchristian-like and above all, it is thievery," tax protester Steven Piotrowski finally paid off his 2013 Montgomery County property taxes this week, preventing a sheriff's sale at the last minute. He initially decided to make a statement by paying off his bill with 83,160 pennies.
Who wears short-shorts? Not JC Penney employees, apparently. Sylva Stoel, a 17-year-old sales associate at JC Penney in Sioux Falls, North Dakota, was sent home for wearing shorts that were apparently not work-appropriate. The ironic...Show More Summary
This morning (July 31) they dropped their first single following the departure of Zayn Malik and shortly thereafter One Direction set a new sales record. “Drag Me Down” has become the fastest-selling single ever and is currently at number...Show More Summary
There are many who defaulted on their mortgages because of a job loss or personal disaster, who otherwise would have paid responsibly. These defaulted mortgages resulted in short sales or foreclosures. These defaults were the product of decisions made by homeowners in distress -- they aren't representative of the homeowners' character...
The world's first "5¢ Woolworth Brothers Store" opened on 18 July, 1879 in Harrisburg, PA, the brainchild of Charles Sumner "Sum" Woolworth and his brother Frank. After a short while, the brothers moved their brand to Scranton, which became...
Profits take a hit as sales of the company’s flagship Galaxy S6 smartphone fall short of market expectations.
LG has declared its Q2 2015 revenue, which remains virtually unchanged from last year due to strong growth in mid-range phone sales.
Despite a record year of sales for the South Korean brand, Hyundai’s large SUV, the Santa Fe and its new offering in the medium car segment, the Sonata, have fallen short of making a big impact in their respective segments. Hyundai says it expects the overall new car market to be close to a record […]
photo: DEP at MHOW in 2013 (more by Rebecca Reed) The Dillinger Escape Plan recently went on a short US tour (co-presented by BrooklynVegan) that hit NYC at Irving Plaza. They're headed to Europe in August, but before that will...
Apple lost $60 billion of its market value after company earnings fell short of expectations, but sales of iPhones in China continue to soar as the company plans further expansion there.
Back in 2012, 34 Porter Street was one of the least expensive houses for sale in Bernal Heights. The short-sale property was asking $500,000, and there was just one photo available of its exterior and no listing information. It...
While Apple's phone sales were one-third higher in the quarter than a year ago, at 47.5 million, they fell short of analysts’ estimates, and the stock fell.
By Eileen Soreng and Lehar Maan (Reuters) - Forget that iPhone unit sales were not as strong as many had expected; that the revenue forecast fell short of the average estimate, and that there was no clarity on Apple Watch sales. Analysts,...Show More Summary
The Street is picking through tonight’s better-than-expected fiscal Q3 report from Apple (AAPL), which, however, included sales of the iPhone that fell short of the most demanding expectations, sending the shares down by 8% in late trading. On the conference call following the report, along with discussion of Apple Watch trends, CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca [...]
Robust iPhone sales and strong growth in China boost the tech giant's quarterly numbers but revenue outlook falls short of expectations.
Strong iPhone sales boost the tech giant's quarterlly results, but numbers fall short of expectations.
Apple’s earnings fell just shy of Wall Street’s exceptions for third-quarter revenue despite to continued strong sales of the iPhone 6, which helped the company bring in $49.6 billion in gross revenue and $10.7 billion in profit. Even with the … Read more ›
Not long after debuting to a pretty successful launch, Filters for iPhone is up for sale. Developer Mike Rundle explains that he has a full-time job plus children to feed and his little side project of love deserves more attention … Read more ›
British label YMC (You Must Create) has become a menswear favorite for its casual-cool designs at an affordable price. This summer, make the most of sale season and grab one of their signature Astro print pieces. Crafted in a lightweight...Show More Summary
Nomura's chief economist Richard Koo is seeing parallels between Greece and East Germany, shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall, right now. In a note sent to clients on Tuesday, Koo attacks Greece's creditors for negotiating a deal...Show More Summary